You love making music. If you're ready to start recording your tunes, this is the place to begin. Learn about the many types of digital recording systems and how to use them, essential engineering techniques, professional mixing and mastering tips, how to turn sounds into songs, and what it takes to assemble and release an album. Sound good?
Building your studio — consider the type of recording you want to do and what your physical space will require
Gear up — compare computer-based recording systems, studio-in-a-box, tablet systems, and portable recorders
Meet mic — explore different types of microphones and which work best for various instruments
MIDI and more — get a handle on using MIDI, synthesizers, and software instruments
Welcome to the mixer — learn about mixer options based on your choice of recording equipment
Makin' tracks — understand multitrack recording, overdubbing, submixing, and bouncing
Putting it together — clean up and edit your tracks and professionally master your songs
Get it out there — create CDs and MP3 files, distribute your music online, and learn how to promote your product
Open the book and find:
What to consider when choosing equipment
Tips for getting a great source sound
Mic setups for commoninstruments
All about equalizing and blending tracks
Hints for synchronizing devices
How to create a performance that never happened
How to record on a tablet PC
Ten innovative ways to promote your music
Record with a PC, studio-in-a-box, or tablet
Create recordings for demos or commercial releases
Capture sounds from guitars, drums, piano, horns, and vocals
Edit tracks, mix, master, and distribute your songs
The book is very clear and informative and easy to understand.
Whatever style of music your creating, from hip hop to new age, Home Recording For Musicians for Dummies gets you up and running.
I can tell that this book provides a lot of these "missing links" which surely would make a song come out much more polished.
Just right for those of us just starting out with young musicians and singers.Published 9 days ago by Henry T
This is an excellent book for those starting or completing a home recording studio. Questions have been answered I had been too embarrassed to ask the real pros. Read morePublished 22 days ago by Chandler
This book laid everything out in a clear and concise way. Easy to follow and understand and apply if your starting out on your own.Published 1 month ago by ken
The book is very clear and informative and easy to understand. I really enjoyed ready this book. I Definetly recommend it.Published 5 months ago by Jesus Ramirez
I've been fooling around with home recording for a long time. I've bought several different interfaces and finally bought a Zoom R8 stand alone eight-track recorder. Read morePublished 7 months ago by John Draper
This book has helped me join the 21 century in audio recording. My background was in analog recording. I am working on my own CD now of original music. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Jimbo57